Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Distinguished Gifts Fundraising Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-Miami
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
    Pay rate
    USD $59,000.00/Yr.
  • Overview

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    We’re working toward a world where all children realize their full potential…


    Are you results-oriented, entrepreneurial, and influential? 


    If you are passionate about making a positive difference and want to join the largest, oldest, and leading premier nonprofit organization within child welfare, Children's Home Society of Florida is for you! 


    As a Distinguished Gifts Manager you will manage the efforts to increase revenue generation with a dedicated focus on major gifts as well as building a donor-centric culture to make a lasting positive difference in the lives we touch within our own communities. Overall, the Distinguished Gifts Manager contributes to the CHS high performance culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that keep CHS as the premier provider of child, family and behavioral health support services.




    • Identify, cultivate and advance prospective donors to secure major gifts through donor relations, giving campaigns, corporate support, and foundations.
    • Build relationships with volunteers, board members, corporate representatives, foundations and current and prospective donors.
    • Secure a minimum of $350,000 annually through individual contributions
    • Hold a minimum of 150 face-to-face visits with gift prospects.
    • Direct the stewardship of major gift donors.
    • Contribute to an engaging, positive work environment.




    • Fundraising including but not limited to major gifts, planned giving, donor cultivation, special events, and corporate giving
    • Relationship building, interpersonal, individual and group motivation
    • Planning, project management, organization and time management
    • Build and cultivate relationships and networks, inside and outside the organization
    • Take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm



    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Philanthropy or related degree from an accredited university
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
    • Three years of proven experience in fundraising , specifically with individual donors

    As the leading, most reputable organization in Florida serving children and families, Children's Home Society of Florida delivers innovative solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families. When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there - we been delivering the right solutions at the right time since 1902. With our innovative practices and commitment to excellence, we are the only organization with the size, scope and depth of services that can reshape the future for children. With more than 1,800 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of services and solutions to children and families in Florida.



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